Today’s guest is Laurie Styron. Laurie was appointed the Executive Director of CharityWatch, American Institute of Philanthropy in 2020. She served as CharityWatch’s Senior Analyst for 16 years and thereafter as a Program Consultant through her nonprofit accounting and consulting practice. Laurie has been quoted in The New York Times, Los Angeles Times, The Wall Street Journal, NBC Nightly News, and by many other media outlets. She has also vetted charities for Good Morning America and has worked with 60 Minutes and many other news organizations on charity related investigations.
Dori Zinn has over a decade’s experience in digital journalism, mostly as a personal finance writer. Her work has been featured everywhere, from Huffington Post to Yahoo Finance and she has been a speaker at FinCon in years past. Her writing covers topics like banking, investing, credit, debt, student loans, personal loans, budgeting, and overall financial literacy.